What is a Spomb used for?


What is a Spomb used for?

A Spomb looks a bit like a small rocket with a spring-loaded nose that causes the tube to open length-ways down the middle. It is then filled with bait and snapped shut. The device is weighted to ensure the nose hits the water first. On impact, the spring-loaded nose opens the spomb and releases the bait.

What is a Spomb?

A spomb has a hinging mechanism that’s set to trigger open via a button on the nose of the spomb. Like a real bombs primer, when a fully loaded spomb hits the water, depressing the button it opens the bomb up, releasing all that carp munching goodness into the water and bottom below.

What is a fishing Spomb?

When the Spomb contacts the water the body is released fully open so washing the bait out instantly. The Spomb floats once opened and glides effortlessly across the top of the water with no spinning or line twist even in the strongest of winds.

How do you Spomb further?

You should be hitting the clip between 2ft to 6ft above the water to get the best and most accurate drop. The lower it hits the clip the further away from you the bait will spread. The higher you hit it, the more chance there will be of sideways spread as the wind and bow in the line take over.

What does SPOD mean in fishing?

What is a spod? A spod is basically a cylindrical bait rocket with a buoyant nose cone. The spod is filled with bait – pellets, corn, boilies or particles – and is then cast into the swim. The buoyant nose cone makes the spod flip end up in the water allowing it to deposit its payload on a sixpence every time.

How often should you Spomb?

As a rule of thumb, put two or three in every five minutes, but once again be accurate, especially when spodding over Zigs as you do not want a mid water shoal moving off you.

Does Spodding scare carp?

Like any method of baiting up, when done clumsily, spodding does have the potential to scare fish and it can be overdone on some waters.

What are distance sticks used for in fishing?

Distance sticks are a wonderful piece of kit for any carp angler who is wanting to cast accurately on each attempt or who doesn’t like “walking out” their chosen range. You will often hear anglers discussing how many “wraps” they have cast, which is simply another way of saying how many rod lengths they are fishing at.

What is a Spomb float?

Designed to thread onto rear of Spomb. Prevents Spomb from sinking, so they can be retrieved if your line breaks. Streamlined design to ensure minimal reduction on maximum casting distance. Two per packet – 1 x Red and 1 x White/Black.

Can you SPOD with a carp rod?

A designated spod or spod/marker rod is needed. You can, however, use a carp rod with smaller spods and spombs as they weigh less and are perfect for baiting up at shorter ranges with standard carp rods. Always use a shockleader when casting a spod or spomb, again to help reduce the chance of a crack off.

How far can you cast a large Spomb?

AWESOME DISTANCE The aerodynamics of the Spomb are of a teardrop shape. This is certainly the ultimate product for flight through the air with the minimum resistance. Furthest measured cast distance is 190 yards (173 metres)!

Can I fish with a SPOD rod?

Spod rods are generally actually never used for fishing and are used as an accessory to your fishing but trust me utilising them properly can see you have some real productive sessions on the bank.

What’s the best way to catch a carp?

Another example of helpful carp fishing tips is to look for sections of the lake that include overhanging tree branches, weed edges, or logs. Then, cast out your line and wait for a bite.

Why are carp the scourge of the fishing industry?

Carp go on the chew, ravenously devouring anything remotely edible. Carp season. For other anglers, they’re a scourge. Particularly for those that favor a pristine fishing environment, unsullied by an invasive introduced fish species. Love em or hate em, they’re here to stay.

How are carp different from other fish in a river?

The primary difference when learning how to catch carp fish in a river is to take into consideration the fact that rivers generally have stronger currents. Stronger currents mean that carp need to expend more energy to adjust themselves against the flow of the river.

What should I Feed my Dog to catch a carp?

There’s no need to feed your dog rib eye or caviar, they got about 3 taste buds. Nor is there any need to feed carp anything special. Part of the species success is that they will eat anything. Be cautious of any hype that says you should buy a particular carp bait.